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Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 5, 2023

Job Description

The College of Architecture, Arts, and Design ( ) at Virginia Tech seeks a highly motivated Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment to provide support for the strategic recruitment of undergraduate students into 12 undergraduate majors. The successful candidate will be a point of contact for future and prospective first-year and transfer students and their families and serve as a liaison with key partners such as VT Undergraduate Admissions, the four schools within the college (Architecture, Design, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts), high schools, and community colleges, and more.

The director will be responsible for coordinating communication with future students and families regarding the admissions process, leading weekly information sessions and meeting with prospective students and families to educate them about the college’s academic programs, and coordinating events and efforts with undergraduate admissions and school faculty to achieve a high yield of students offered admission to the college. Other duties include coordinating the college’s ambassador program and managing the scheduling of auditions with faculty for admission to the college’s music program. Some weekend or evening work is expected.

The successful candidate will be creative and collaborative, have the ability to design and implement new recruitment strategies, work effectively, and build high-performing and trusting relationships within both the college and the university.

The College of Architecture, Arts, and Design at Virginia Tech affirms our collective responsibility to encourage, build, and embrace the polyculturalism of our world. We do this by acknowledging and addressing our past, recognizing our current responsibility, and acting in the interests of building and sustaining communities that are truly safe, supportive, and inclusive for all. Our commitment is to continually and proactively engage in these processes for the benefit of our students, staff, and faculty across the college, and the communities around the world we aim to serve.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree with significant professional experience
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Excellent Presentation Skills
• Excellent Organizational and Project Management Skills
• Professional Experience with Recruiting, Outreach, Admissions, and/or Program Coordination

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Education, Counseling, or related field
• Experience in higher education recruitment
• Ability to create content for digital marketing campaigns
• Experience with enrollment management software

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Salary range is $55,000 - $65,000 per year

Review Date

May 31, 2023

Additional Information

The position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement (up to two days of remote work each week) following a successful training and onboarding period. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Julie Weaver at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: May 5, 2023
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